Reduced Fare Program

Reduced Fare

Riders with disabilities are eligible to apply for a Reduced Fare card.

Funds must be stored to the Travel Wallet of the Reduced Fare card to receive the half fare discount.

Tap card on readers when boarding vehicles or entering stations. Must be tapped on Regional Rail platform readers and presented to conductors onboard trains.

  • Half fare travel on SEPTA services (Reduced Fare card holders only)
  • Two free transfers on buses and SEPTA Metro (includes trolleys, Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line and Norristown High Speed Line) within 120 minutes of first tap (Reduced Fare card holders only)

Transfers occur when a rider takes a single one-way trip and then changes to a different line or service within two hours of that trip

Reduced-Fare Program Application, English (PDF)

Application & Renewal

Appointments are strongly encouraged to obtain and renew a SEPTA Reduced Fare card. Appointments may be made by phone or online. Walk-in customers are not guaranteed same-day service.

You may get your picture taken for the Reduced Fare card, if necessary. Bring your Medicare card or completed application to one of these locations:

SEPTA Headquarters (lower lobby)
1234 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

Monday – Friday
8 am – noon (office is closed noon – 1 pm) and 1 pm – 5 pm

SEPTA Accessible Travel Center
Suburban Station
Room 109

Monday – Friday
8 am – 4:30 pm